UCF Welcomes New Nursing Department Chair and Faculty Members

August 22, 2022 by
Health informatics expert Azizeh K. Sowan joins the college as the Department Chair of Nursing Practice and is among 10 new faculty members for Fall 2022. In addition to welcoming new cohorts of students who will help address the nursing shortage, UCF’s College of Nursing is welcoming a new department chair and new faculty members […]

UCF Alumni Announces 2022 Shining Knights Award Winners

Alumni & Friends
August 12, 2022 by
UCF Alumni announced its Shining Knights Award recipients for 2022 — 11 winners celebrated for their commitment to the university in the categories of the Michelle Akers Award, Distinguished Alumni, Honorary Alumni, Young Alumni, Distinguished Student and the Champion’s Award. Among this year’s honorees is College of Nursing alumnus and Knight nurse Kenneth Dion ’91BSN. […]

Celebrating New Knight Nurses: Meet the Summer Class of 2022

August 2, 2022 by
Nearly 300 nursing students will graduate this week from UCF, answering the call for more nurses and nurse leaders. Meet the newest cohort of Knight nurses. The Summer Class of 2022 celebrated the completion of their nursing degree at the College of Nursing’s professional recognition ceremony last night and will walk across the stage at […]

Nursing Assistant Professor Named National Fellow

Alumni & Friends
June 24, 2022 by
Frank Guido-Sanz was inducted in the Class of 2022 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and is now among 24 distinguished national faculty fellows at the College of Nursing. Recognizing his outstanding achievements in the field, Assistant Professor Francisco “Frank” Guido-Sanz, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, ’18AGACNP-BC, FAANP, has been inducted into the Fellows of […]

Nursing Alumna Honored Among the UCF 30 Under 30 Awardees

Alumni & Friends
May 25, 2022 by
On May 21, UCF celebrated exemplary young alumni who were honored in the 30 Under 30 Class of 2022. Among the honorees is College of Nursing alumna Annabeth Huff ’15BSN, a pediatric nurse practitioner and nurse mentor who is passionate about her patients, the profession and the community. This is not the first time Huff […]

UCF Nursing Grad Offers Accessible Mental Health Services

Alumni & Friends
May 19, 2022 by
Since graduating from UCF, Harry Carroll ’07 ’17BSN has worked as a firefighter, paramedic and emergency room trauma nurse. In March, he opened a psychiatry practice in Brevard County, where he lives with his wife Melissa and daughter Claire. UCF Alumni spoke with Carroll about his time at UCF, his journey from firefighting to nursing, and […]

Graduate Spotlight: Holly L. Muller ’21DNP

Alumni & Friends
March 21, 2022 by
The nurse executive developed collective mindfulness skills training for nurse leaders to influence a culture of safety “My initial career interests were in nursing, physical therapy, or osteopathic medicine,” says Holly L. Muller, DNP, MHA, RN, CRRN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center. “I chose nursing and have never regretted […]


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